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8. The Jungle Book

DVD/Blu-Ray Release Date: August 30, 2016

Rating: PG

Written By: Justin Marks

Based On: The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Directed By: Jon Favreau

Starring: Neel Sethi, Ritesh Rajan, Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Christopher Walken, Garry Shandling, Brighton Rose, Jon Favreau, Sam Raimi

Most people with any familiarity with Disney are familiar with the animated Jungle Book film. However, Disney has been in the business of making live-action versions of animated classics lately. And the most recent has been The Jungle Book.

Telling the story about a young Indian boy named Mowgli (Sethi) who is left in the jungle and raised by wolves. What ensues is an absolutely stunning tale to try and rise above the tyranny of the villainous tiger, Shere Khan (Elba). To do so along his journey, Mowgli is joined by a panther, Bagheera (Kingsley), and a lazy, lovable slot bear named Baloo (Murray).

The Jungle Book not only paints a story that is fantastic from start to finish but also keeps you enthralled throughout. On top of that, the images, the casting choices, and everything in between is all great. Subsequently, fans are left with one of the best movies of 2016.

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